Elmwood Kildonans Pool to Reopen After Electrical Fire

Elmwood Kildonans Pool to Reopen After Electrical Fire

Crews work to repair damage caused to the roof of the Elmwood Kildonans Pool on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
Crews work to repair the Elmwood Kildonans Pool (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The city will reopen the Elmwood Kildonans Pool on Saturday, May 9 after it closed a year ago due to an electrical fire.

The pool at 909 Concordia sustained extensive damage, which also turned up cracks along the pool tank walls when structural engineers inspected the facility.

Insurance covered the estimated $1.2 million repairs related to the fire. The structural repairs cost approximately $200,000.

Regular programming at the pool will resume June 15, and swimming lessons will begin in July.

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